AOAA DEER HUNTERS & MOTORIZED USERS

 AOAA will be open on December 2nd to 7th & December 9th to 14th for hunting.  Eastern Reserve will be drive in and Western Reserve is walk in only.*  During this period the AOAA will be closed to motorized users.  The AOAA will be open for motorized access (RIDING) on 11/29, 30 & 12/1, 12/8. For questions please email aoaadir@gmail.com or stop at the trailhead located at 4100 State Route 125 Coal Twp. 

NO ATV’S, SXS’S, UTV’S, DIRT BIKES OR OTHER OHV’S ALLOWED. YOU MAY DRIVE  CAR OR TRUCK IN AND WALK TO YOUR HUNTING SPOT. NO ROAD HUNTING ALLOWED! NO DRIVES!

*WALK IN ONLY DUE TO LEASE AGREEMENTS

AOAA WALKING TRAIL WILL BE OPEN DURING THIS TIME. NO PERMIT REQUIRED.

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the Eastern and Western Reserves open?

Both Eastern & Western reserves are open when we are open. Please check our calendar for hours as they do change with the season.

Do you have overnight accommodations/camping nearby?

Trailhead campground is located next to the AOAA welcome center.  You can access the trails directly from the campground.  Please visit our Where to Stay page for campground information.

Does it matter how I access the trails if I have a pass (can I access anytime and anywhere)?

All guests, including annual pass holders, are required to check in at the Welcome Center before riding.

Where can I eat?

We have a variety of restaurants nearby and you’re welcome to leave your trailer in our parking lot while you venture out for lunch or dinner. For a list of nearby places to eat, please visit our Where to Eat page

Where can I get gas?

There is a Turkey Hill Minit Mart located in downtown Shamokin (140 W Lincoln St, Shamokin, PA 17872) that can accommodate large trucks and trailers.

Do you have a wash station?

We do not have a wash station on-premises, but there is a car wash less than five miles from our trails where you can take your vehicles.

  • Mid-Towne Car Wash
  • 29 N 5th St.
  • Shamokin, PA 17872

Do I need insurance and registration?

Yes.  All riders must have, at the minimum, liability insurance.
You must also have valid ATV Registration. We honor out-of-state registrations.

By submitting the electronic waiver, you are confirming that you have read the AOAA rules and regulations and agree to abide by them.

What are your hours?

For our most up-to-date hours of operation, please visit our hours page

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From beginner to the most experienced driver you can still learn something. Whether you are looking for a group ride or 101 class check out www.offroadconsulting.com for further details.

ATV UTV and motorcycle TRAINING

For Xplor Off-Highway Vehicles Training Center training and dates please call (610)470-8897.
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